US demands level playing field in China, but can Beijing rein in state subsidies to end trade war?

But Washington claims China has failed to disclose many of its subsidies, noting it took Beijing 15 years after joining the WTO to fill out its first report on local government subsidies. “China never took it seriously that they really have to do this,” said Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council (USCBC). “What the subsidies are, that is very unclear.”